The pioneering family includes descendants of Colin of Kintail, the man who saved King Alexander III
, as captured in a 1786 Benjamin West painting now on display at the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh.
From the same collection, and also acquired from Prince Alexandrovich's descendants, was a scarlet enamel cigarette case given by Emperor Alexander III
to the future Nicholas II, the last tsar, for Christmas in the year of his 25th birthday.
(59) Only Stoddard, who published his account in 1891, in other words well after it became perfectly clear that Alexander III
was to going to spend his reign stamping out the revolutionary movement and rolling back as many of his father's reforms as possible, gave pause to comment on the political implications that this tangled ruin symbolized.
Count Sergei Witte, minister of transport, wanted rapid industrialisation in Russia, so he persuaded Czar Alexander III
to make his heir, the future Nicholas II, chairman of a Siberian Railway Committee.
Then the Greek conqueror, Alexander the Great, whose actual name was Alexander III
of Macedon, visited the city in 333 bce.
It's a matter of fierce national pride (polls show that Macedonians would rather not join than do so under a different name) and an important issue for a government that has put an enormous statue of Alexander III
of Macedon, or Alexander the Great, in the center of the capital, Skopje.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The keel of Russia's new Borei class nuclear-powered missile submarine, dubbed Emperor Alexander III
, was laid at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk on Friday, Russian media wrote on Monday.
Probably one for Lotto winners, Golden Eagle Luxury Trains has an exclusive private rail itinerary along the iconic 5,800-mile route between Moscow and Vladivostok, which was built between 1891 and 1916 on the orders of Tsar Alexander III
Which Russian goldsmith was the official court supplier of jewellery to Tsar Alexander III
and his son Nicholas II?
Princess Olga Romanoff, the great granddaughter of Alexander III
of Russia, is looking to hire a "garden boy".
Rather, it was a pair of cufflinks acquired by Alexander III
that led to the designer receiving the commission for the First Hen Egg during Easter in 1885.
There are also Alexander III
coins, as well as some from the reign of King John Balliol, who ruled Scotland for four years."